Dear all, As a result of the W3 & M3 divisions being cancelled, the first set of Bumps Marshals (12:50-14:20) for today are no longer required. The second (14:10-15:40) and third sets (15:30-17:00) should expect to turn up as normal unless they hear otherwise.
Best wishes, Conor On 2 March 2018 at 09:56, 'PETER CONVEY' via committee <commit...@cucbc.org> wrote: > Dear all > > Initial inspection this morning confirms that the river is not frozen, > however wind and temperature conditions at present are very similar to > yesterday's, therefore the risks of serious problems arising following any > obstruction during racing remain. The wind is forecast to drop gradually > from early afternoon. At this stage, therefore, we are CANCELLING W3/M3 for > today, but at present will delay a decision on W2/M2 and W1/M1 until as > late as we can following further inspection late morning/lunchtime. We will > announce the decision on whether these divisions will run by 1300 AT THE > LATEST. Should any racing go ahead, please be aware that bank parties will > be limited to a maximum of 2, preferably 1, cyclists (any others who get to > the start may only cycle back on the towpath AFTER the divsion has raced). > We would also emphasise that racing crews and coxes should remind > themselves very carefully about the safety aspects of bumping itself, and > in the circumstances be prepared to use common sense to acknowledge > inevitable bumps as early as possible, to help with subsequent river > clearing. > > Should racing of these divisions go ahead, W2 will start at 1440, and the > remaining divisions every 40 mins thereafter. Please can all crews be sure > to marshall well on time (not least this will allow us to start each > division as soon as we can when we have you all on the start, rather than > havig to wait for sometimes several minutes with the higher divisions). > Please also remember and apply the general advice about bringing and > wearing when necessary dry warm clothing, hats, gloves. > > Thanks, and sorry for the frustration all this must be causing. > > Pete > > (on behalf of Chief Umpires and CUCBC Committees) >
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